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Valley Stream schools struggle to achieve diversity among staff

School officials are working to recruit a more diverse pool of candidates for teaching and administrative positions in Valley Stream - a community highly regarded for its wide-ranging ethnic student body, which remains almost entirely educated by white people. "It's not as simple as just go out and


Third person charged in human-trafficking ring involving Brooklyn brothel

Cops say an apartment in this building on Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, served as a brothel.(Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News) A third suspect has been charged in a human trafficking case centered on a Brooklyn brothel, according to authorities. Detectives have also determined that

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:47:10

Three people remain in critical condition a day after fatal Queens bus crash

Three people remained in critical condition Tuesday, more than 24 hours after an out-of-control bus driver with a past drunk driving conviction barreled into them in Queens. A 25-year-old man, who was on the sidewalk when the buses crashed, has a broken back and neck and is among the critically in

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:27:40

Couple Busted in Uniondale Traffic Stop with Drugs, Firearm, According to Police

Officials: Cordearo D. Thompson of Baldwin, 27, and Erica Clark of Roosevelt, 30, were allegedly discovered with marijuana, cocaine, and a black semi-automatic handgun. NCPD reports the arrest of Cordearo D. Thompson of Baldwin, 27, and Erica Clark of Roosevelt, 30, for Criminal Possession of Weapon

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-09-20 18:03:43

Long Island hires and promotions: Joyce G. Bigelow, Goldberg Segalla

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-20 20:10:00

Milan's Brick Oven review: Hewlett pizzeria wows with signature pizza fries

Delicacy, refinement, attention to detail - these are not qualities usually ascribed to the neighborhood pizzeria. But Hewlett is a very lucky neighborhood. Milan's Brick Oven opened about a year ago in the storefront adjoining Pantano's Kitchen. Michael Pantano, who owns both businesses, named the

NEWSDAY - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

LI grocer convicted of wage violations

The operators of grocery stores in Hicksville and Floral Park, Queens have pleaded guilty to charges that they failed to pay proper wages and falsified records. S&L Vegetables and J&B Vegetables, two grocers that did business as Apna Bazar Cash & Carry, pleaded guilty to one count of grand larceny i

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:33:32

Islanders return to the 'old barn' for a day

A sold-out, pumped-up crowd celebrated as New York Islanders Captain John Tavares scored an overtime goal on Sunday to give the team a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in its preseason opener at NYCB Live's Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. Although the team returned to the "old b


Frank's Place: Lloyd Wright's Solo Long Island Project Remains at Ease With Itself

The Rebhuhn House, as it's known, is Frank Lloyd Wright's sole Long Island project, but singularity is not its only charm. It was a comeback project for Wright, the first after a dry spell of more than 20 years, an attempt to move past his earlier prairie stylings into a design that was at once mode

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-20 12:55:55

Long Island News from the Long Island Press

(Photo by LenDog64) Oktoberfest, that annual celebration of German beer, food and music - and short leather pants - is a bit of a misnomer: The start of the annual fall fete is actually in September. Like many bits of fractured history, drinking was involved. The name dates back over 200 years to t

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

No sanctions from Nassau Board of Ethics in nearly 5 years

Since January 2013, three Nassau County legislators have reported to prison, County Executive Edward Mangano has been indicted, and his chief deputy, Rob Walker, has admitted on the stand in another corruption trial that he is under federal investigation. In the same time, the Nassau County Board of

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 16:37:15

Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Farm Stand

Harvest season is back, which means it's time to drive out to the farm stands on the East End of Long Island, but which ones are worth the trip is the question. Press readers voted Briermere Farms Best Farm Stand on Long Island in the 2017 Best of Long Island competition-a title this farm stand has

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-20 15:55:19

Brooklyn federal judge pays homage to the late, crusading DA Ken Thompson in novel ‘Race to Judgment’ 

Brooklyn Federal Judge Frederic Block's "Race to Judgment" puts the crusading, determined lawyer Ken Williams in the middle of a maelstrom.(Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News) A federal judge is going from law to lit in a ripped-from-the-headlines novel about Brooklyn's wrongful convictions and its

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:10:07

Get ready for Chowderfest 2017 on LBI

What do you look for in a chowder? Do you judge a chowder by the number of clams, the variety of veggies, the consistency of the broth? Do you like it with thyme or other herbs, or just plain salt and pepper? Are you a clam purist or can you handle a bit of bacon added to the mix? So many components

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:08

LI Students Impacted By Superstorm Sandy Pen Letters Of Support To Hurricane Harvey Victims

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - You might call them love letters from Long Beach. Hundreds of Long Island students who experienced heartbreaking loss from Superstorm Sandy are showing their support for children now recovering from Hurricane Harvey. Long Beach High School English teacher Jeanne O'She

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 01:22:00

Bronx-born rap star Cardi B accuses NYPD cop of putting her in banned chokehold

The hip hop star Cardi B claimed in a social media post that cops put her in a banned chokehold, but never filed an official complaint about it. Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, 24, said on Twitter Tuesday, "I can't believe this cop put me on a choke hole just now s--- is crazy these

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:17:05

PS 201 Gets New STEAM SmartLab, Broadcast Studio

Staff Writer A new Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) SmartLab and broadcast studio are up and running at Pomonok's PS 201, officials announced yesterday. Elected officials U.S. Rep Grace Meng (second from left) and Councilman Rory Lancman (second from right) join NYC

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:23:16

Farina Updates CEC 27 On Funding, Programs

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina discussed overcrowding, after school programs and creative uses of available space at the School District 27 Community Education Council meeting in MS 137 on Tuesday. Farina started off the night by stating that she is working for more funding that would help e

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:09:41

Pearl Harbor, D-Day East Meadow veteran was 93

Gerard "Jerry" Barbosa, who survived Japanese war planes attacks while stationed on the USS Raleigh as a gunner's mate at Pearl Harbor, died on Sept. 15, at age 93, of natural causes. One of the few Pearl Harbor survivors in the area, Barbosa was 17 years old when he volunteered for the Navy in Mar


Holy Trinity Orthodox Church hosts annual festival

Music from the Slavic group Barynya enticed a crowd at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church's annual family festival earlier this month. A dancing gypsy and bear joined Barynya-the word itself means Russian dance, music and song ensemble-as crowd members took pictures and danced along. The church introduced